Education and Support Resources

Helpful Websites and Phone Numbers

  • American Psychological Association www.apa.org

  • MedlinePlus – A service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health www.medlineplus.gov  

  • NIH - National Institute of Health

  • NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml 

  • WebMD www.webmd.com 

  • Carolina Poison Center, Charlotte 1-800-848-6946 Fax:704-395-3754 

  • Drug Abuse (New Hanover County) 1-800-672-2903

  • Insurance Information Consumer Division  NC Dept. of Insurance 1-800-662-7777

  • Library for the Blind 1-800-232-5463

  • Library for the Handicapped 1-888-831-5922

  • Medical Review of North Carolina (Beneficiary Hotline) 1-800-722-0468

  • NC Literacy Resource Center 1-800-553-9759

  • Wilmington’s Rape Crisis Center: 910-392-7460

  • TTY Directory Assistance 1-800-855-1155

 

Support Groups & Organizations (Listed Alphabetically)

 

ADHD

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Adult Care

  • Elderhaus, Inc. - Serves Brunswick, New Hanover & Pender counties with adult daycare, adult day healthcare, group respite. 1950 Amphitheater Drive, Wilmington 910.343.8209

  • Southeastern Center Developmental Disability Services - Adult daycare 5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 200, Wilmington, 28405 910.313.3232

 

Aging

  • New Hanover County Department of Aging - Services include congregate meals, home-delivered meals, senior centers, recreation, transportation, information & referral, assistance, health promotion, wellness programs and disease prevention, employment assistance, Operation Fan/Heat Relief 2222 South College Road, Wilmington 910.452.6400

 

Alzheimer's

 

Anxiety

 

Arthritis

  • Arthritis Foundation - Information and resources pertaining to arthritis. Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org

 

Depression

 

Diabetes

 

Disabilities

  • Arc of North Carolina 

16 E. Rowan Street Suite 204, Raleigh NC 27619 919.782.4632 or 1.800.662.8706 
Contact: Rsewell108@aol.com http://www.arcnc.org/ 

  • ASA of North Carolina 

505 Oberlin Road Ste. 230, Raleigh NC 27605-1345 919.743.0204 or 1.800.442.2762 (toll-free in NC only) Contact ASNC@aol.com https://www.autismsociety-nc.org/ 

1501 Dock Street, Wilmington 251.5817 Independent Living 1506 Market Street, Suite B, Wilmington 251.5810

  • NC Council on Developmental Disabilities 

1001 Navaho Dr. Suite GL-103, Raleigh NC 27609 919.850.2833 or 800.357.6916 
www.nc-ddc.org

  • Regional Resource Center for NC Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services 

1316 S. 16th Street, Suite 411, Wilmington, NC 910.251.5702 or 910.251.5767 TDD 
1.800.205.9915 or 1.800.205.9916 TDD   https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/hearing-loss/regional-centers-for-the-deaf-hard-of-hearing

  • Southeastern Center Developmental Disability Services - Adult Day Care 

5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 200, Wilmington 910.313.3232

  • Wilmington TEACCH Center (Autism, PDD) 

1320 South 16th Street, Wilmington NC 28401 910.251.5700 
teacch@wilmington.net 

 

Eating Disorders

 

Education

  • Exceptional Children Assistance Center (ECAC) 

Provides parent support and education; includes advocacy, help with school IEP issues 
907 Barra Row Ste. 102/103, Davidson, NC 28036  704.892.1321 or 800.962.6817 NC toll-free 
ecac@ecac-parentcenter.org  www.ECAC-parentcenter.org 

 

 

  • Employment Assistance & Training Vocational Rehabilitation 1506 Market Street, Suite A, Wilmington, NC  910.251.5710 

 

Family Support

1501 Dock Street, Wilmington  910. 251.5817

 

 

1650 Greenfield Street, Wilmington  910.341.4700

 

Hospice

 

Medication Resources

  • North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission - Prescription drug assistance program for eligible patients 65+ who have cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Call 1.800.662.7030 for eligibility and application.

  • Prescription Drug List - Online drug information resource and a medical encyclopedia. www.rxlist.com

  • Good Rx- discount codes and coupons for medications www.goodrx.com

 

Osteoporosis

  • National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - Online resources and information about osteoporosis. https://www.nof.org/

 

Social Security / SSI

  • Disability Hotline - Information and referral service for questions on Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income: 1-800-638-6810 Social Security Administration 1528 South 16th Street, Wilmington 1.800.772.1213 or 910.815.4733

 

Stroke

  • National Stroke Association - Online resources and information about stroke. www.stroke.org

 

Substance Abuse

  • Fresh Beginnings Alcoholics Anonymous: Wilmington 910.762.0301

  • Alcoholics Anonymous for Teens: http://www.al-anon.alateen.org

  • Child & Adolescent Services Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services 

3006 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-3006  919.733.3654 
www.dhhs.state.nc.us/mhddsas/developmentaldisabilities

 

Suicide Support

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